Diego Alegria Corona

I have a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Chile and an MA in Literature at the same university. I am currently a Ph.D. student in English (Literary Studies), Minor in Spanish, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. My research interests are poetry and poetics, walking and travel writing, and British romanticism and its legacies in Latin America. I am a translator in the project “World Humanities Report” from UNESCO and UW-Madison. In poetry, I have published the book “Raíz abierta” (Chile, 2015) and the bilingual chapbook “y sin embargo los umbrales/and yet the thresholds” (Chile, Argentina, Spain; 2019).

Awards & Honors: Literary awards: -“Poetry Workshop” Fellowship, Pablo Neruda Foundation, Chile, 2017. -Finalist in the “XVIII José María Valverde Award”, poetry category, Spain, 2014. -“Gabriela Mistral Literary Games Municipal Award”, poetry category, Chile, 2012. Scholarships: -Graduate Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2019-2020. -CONICYT Fellowship for National Master’s Degree, National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research, Republic of Chile, 2018. -“Highest-Ranking Graduate Student” Scholarship, MA in Literature, School of Philosophy and Liberal Arts, University of Chile, 2017-2019. Affiliations: -Colloquium of Chilean poetry during the Dictatorship and Post-Dictatorship Era. -LASA (Latin American Studies Association). Academic Publications: -Edited Book (in press): “Poesía Chilena en Dictadura y Postdictadura”, edited by Diego Alegria, Cristián Vidal and Nelson Zuñiga, Gramaje Ediciones, Chile: 2020. -Book Chapter (in press): “Poética del vuelo en Keats y Darío: una lectura transatlántica” in “Aves en la Poesía Británica y Latinoamericana de los siglos XIX y XX: Cruces simbólicos”, edited by Paula Baldwin, Ril Editores, Chile: 2019. -Book Review (digital and in press): “Keats’s Paradise Lost (Digital Edition), Daniel Johnson, Greg Kucich and Beth Lau, Revista Chilena de Literatura 97.1 (June 2019), University of Chile. Literary Publications: -Plaquette (in press): “y sin embargo los umbrales / and yet the thresholds”, Mago Editores, Chile, Argentina, Spain: 2019. -Poetry book (digital and in press): “Raíz abierta”, Libros del Pez Espiral, Chile: 2015.